Posts Filed Under: history
At the turn of the 20th century, urban life moved at the pace of the horse.
New book explores the legacy of architect John Cresswell Parkin, who dragged an extremely conservative Toronto into the modern age.
As the city marks its 180th birthday, a look back at its beginnings and how it got its name.
Toronto's Beatrice Lillie becomes a world-famous entertainer and comedian.
As the shopping mall marks its half-century, we look back at an earlier, groovier anniversary celebration.
John Kluk, a mentally unstable murderer, skulks through the city's Eastern European enclave.
New map viewer lets users engage in some Toronto time-travelling.
The rise and fall of the stylish 1960s hi-fi manufacturer that launched the career of Peter Munk.
The Underground Railroad's 20-year run serving soul food in Toronto.
In light of the latest study on the Gardiner, a look at how the expressway developed.
Torontonians tackle the Thorncliffe Ski Jump.
With the news that Saks will move into part of the Hudson Bay's flagship store, we look at the history of the landmark downtown site.
The black community's campaign to rid Toronto schools of the offensive children's book.
Acquired to provide guidance to a rebuilding team, the legendary goaltender provided the 1970/'71 Maple Leafs with a spectacular season.
The book chain's Annex flagship winds down after a 38-year run.
As Nordstrom announces its move into the Eaton Centre, a look at the history of the mall's northern anchor space.
What prompted a bobbed-haired choir singer to join her brother-in-law to rob a bank?
Our fourth mayor earned his position by killing a rebel.